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NEW YORK — Two dancers were fired from the New York City Ballet on Saturday amid accusations that they were part of a ring of male dancers who inappropriately shared nude photos and videos of women. By Karen Matthews. UPCOMING: 600 words by 3 p.m.


NEW YORK — A grieving New York mother recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union in his campaign against deadly MS-13 gang violence was struck by an SUV and killed at her slain daughter's memorial site Friday after a heated confrontation with the driver. By Michael Balsamo and Michael R. Sisak. SENT: 900 words, photos.


ALBANY, N.Y. — In New York state government news, Stephanie Miner and Marc Molinaro are wasting no time pouncing on Gov. Andrew Cuomo following his big win over Cynthia Nixon in the Democratic primary. The two gubernatorial candidates both blasted Cuomo for his efforts to curtail government corruption, the first of many attacks on the incumbent now that the governor's race has entered the general election phase. By David Klepper. SENT: 510 words.


— BANNON: President Donald Trump's former chief strategist says he's surprised the #MeToo movement hasn't had more impact on corporate America.

— RESTAURANT SHOOTING: Police say two employees have been shot and killed during a robbery at an upstate New York restaurant.

— WEST NILE-HORSES: State agriculture officials are advising horse owners in New York to vaccinate their horses against West Nile virus.

— BEAR HUNTING: Early bear hunting season is opening in northern New York.

— TOXIC ALGAE: State officials say recent warm weather has fueled the expansion of toxic algal blooms in New York waterways, bringing the number to 90 this week.



NEW YORK — The New York Yankees try to keep easing Aaron Judge back into game action and aim to protect their AL wild-card lead when they host the Toronto Blue Jays. By Ben Walker. Game starts 4:05 p.m.


BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox face the New York Mets, with Rick Porcello pitching against Corey Oswalt. By Jimmy Golen. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. First pitch 4 p.m.


SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse hosts Florida State in a big game for both teams. The high-scoring Orange are 2-0 but have had little success against the Seminoles, who have struggled in splitting their first two games. By John Kekis. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at noon


WEST POINT, N.Y. — Army goes for its ninth straight win at home when it hosts high-scoring Hawaii at Michie Stadium. UPCOMING: 500 words. Game starts at noon.


LAS VEGAS — Serena Williams talked about her fashion business and her family, but not tennis fouls during a Friday appearance before a business trade group in Las Vegas. The 23-time Grand Slam champion wasn't asked about gender equality in sports or an argument she had last weekend with the chair umpire at her U.S. Open finals match in New York during about 25 minutes onstage with Sarah Robb O'Hagan, chief executive of Flywheel Sports, at the National Retail Federation trade show. By Ken Ritter. SENT: 440 words, photos.